After upper secondary school: young adults with intellectual disability not involved in employment, education or daily activity in Sweden

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There is limited knowledge about young persons with intellectual disability who are Not in Employment, Education or Daily activity (NEED) in Sweden. The aim of the study was to explore the post-upper secondary school situation for persons with intellectual disability not involved in traditional occupations. A national database containing 2955 persons, representing 24.1 per cent of the total (N = 12,269) was used. The results revealed a heterogeneous group where financial support was common and few made use of disability services. Gender, municipality, programme type, financial support...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Participation; Employment

Keywords: People with disability; NEET; Employment outcomes; Financial aid; Youth transitions

Geographic subjects: Sweden; Europe

Published: Stockholm, Sweden: Stockholm University Press, 2018

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Journal volume: 20

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2018

Pages: pp. 50-61

ISSN: 1745-3011 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 142.68

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